Michael Paris

Michael Paris

Bennett Jones LLP

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Stolen Customer Data Results in Ontario's First Certified Privacy Class Action

Businesses that collect personal information have an added incentive to monitor employees handling customer data – Ontario's first class action arising from the new tort of "intrusion upon seclusion" was certified last week....more

6/13/2014 - Canada Class Action Class Certification Invasion of Privacy Right to Privacy

Third-Party Funding Gains Traction in Ontario Class Actions

Ontario class counsel are increasingly entering into third-party funding arrangements to hedge against the risks of adverse costs awards. The practice was recently reviewed and summarized by Justice Perell in Bayens v....more

8/15/2013 - Attorney's Fees Canada Class Action Funding Third-Party

Third Party Funding Gains Traction in Ontario Class Actions

Ontario class counsel are increasingly entering into third party funding arrangements to hedge against the risks of adverse costs awards. Though the concept of third party funding remains a "work in progress", the current...more

8/9/2013 - Canada Class Action Funding Pensions Third-Party

Leave Denied: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Avoids Date with SCC

The Mayor of Toronto has one less thing to worry about. This morning the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from the Divisional Court’s decision in Magder v. Ford, 2012 ONSC 6929, a decision that kept Mayor...more

6/21/2013 - Canada Charitable Donations Conflicts of Interest Municipalities

Anti-SLAPP Legislation Introduced in Ontario

Anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) legislation has once again been introduced in Ontario. Now known as Bill 83, the draft Protection of Public Participation Act, 2013 received its first reading last...more

6/11/2013 - Anti-SLAPP Canada Defamation Non-Moving Parties Proposed Legislation Summary Judgment

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